|Sirena Huang dazzles on violin - TED.com|
Violinist Sirena Huang gives a technically brilliant and emotionally nuanced performance. In a charming interlude, the 11-year-old praises the timeless design of her instrument.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; Featured; arts; entertainment; music; performance; prodigy; violin; wunderkind; 2006
|Robert Gupta: Music is medicine, music is sanity - TED.com|
Robert Gupta, violinist with the LA Philharmonic, talks about a violin lesson he once gave to a brilliant, schizophrenic musician -- and what he learned. Called back onstage later, Gupta plays his own transcription of the prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; arts; brain; education; entertainment; live music; music; violin; TED2010; 2010
|Natalie MacMaster fiddles in reel time - TED.com|
Violinist Natalie MacMaster and TED Musical Director Thomas Dolby play Dolby’s original song “Blue Is a River” in this ethereal duet -- with a little dancing.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2002; TED; Talks; Featured; entertainment; history; music; performance; short talk; violin; 2002
|MacMaster + Leahy play the fiddle - TED.com|
Natalie MacMaster and her musical partner Donnell Leahy play several tunes from the Cape Breton tradition -- a sprightly, soulful style of folk fiddling. It's an inspired collaboration that will have you clapping (and maybe dancing) along.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; arts; collaboration; culture; entertainment; music; piano; violin; 2003
|Robert Gupta: Between music and medicine - TED.com|
When Robert Gupta was caught between a career as a doctor and as a violinist, he realized his place was in the middle, with a bow in his hand and a sense of social justice in his heart. He tells a moving story of society’s marginalized and the power of music therapy, which can succeed where conventional medicine fails.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; TED Fellows; activism; live music; medicine; music; performance; violin; TEDMED 2012; 2012
|Ethel performs "Blue Room" - TED.com|
The avant-garde string quartet Ethel performs the third movement from Phil Kline's four-part suite "The Blue Room and Other Stories." Searching melodic lines show off the deep, emotional musicality of these passionate players.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; arts; cello; collaboration; culture; entertainment; live music; performance; short talk; violin; 2006